Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Thursday 23 September 2004 16:55, Kohari, Moiz wrote: > Folks, > > Thank you for a healthy discussion. I really appreciate your help. > > First, the metadata scheme in 0.7 where it requires a 128M dedicated > partition instead of a small file in /var/lib/drbd is the reason we are > still using the 0.6.x release. Is there an easy way around this feature, > so we can use 0.7 release? > > Second, we see the memory corruption problem on multiple machines as well > as inside our simulation on UML. In our case the problem is probably not > related to bad RAM (statistically improbable). In our case, its either > random kernel memory corruption from somewhere in the kernel, or a bug in > DRBD. Considering that it happens in the *exact* same spot in the drbd > driver every time for us and other users on this drbd list, the corruption > has a probability of occurring within drbd? > > I am running the kernel with some light instrumentation now and I will > update you if I find anything more. In the mean time, if you have any > other suggestions please feel free to guide me. So, this indicates that you may have stumbled across a bug in drbd-0.6.13 . If this were drbd-0.7.x I would try to reproduce that bug, and to fix it... If you were a paying LINBIT customer I would try to reproduce that bug and try to fix it... -Philipp -- : Dipl-Ing Philipp Reisner Tel +43-1-8178292-50 : : LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH Fax +43-1-8178292-82 : : Schönbrunnerstr 244, 1120 Vienna, Austria http://www.linbit.com :